Trejo_HIS103_Fall2019_American History Timeline

Timeline created by Joannazaragoza
In History
  • Aug 3, 1442

    First voyage of Christopher Columbus

    Departures from Spain and landing on an island in the Bahamas to then name it El Salvador, this trip become his first voyage.
  • Jun 7, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    A signed agreement between Spain and Portugal to split the newly discovered land of America between both Empires.
  • Establishment of Jamestown

    This became the first permanent settlement by the English in North America.
  • Pilgrims land in Plymouth

    Originally planning on landing near NY the weather ended the pilgrims and William Bradford to land on the Plymouth rock.
  • Maryland granted to Lord Baltimore

    Lord Baltimore helped formed Maryland and make it the land it is today.
  • Navigation Acts

    The English Parliament set an Act on the Colonies to pat tax on shipments and trade.
  • Bacon’s Rebellion

    Took name after Nathaniel Bacon who led the Virginia Settlers.
  • Queen Anne’s War

    was the second French and Indian war in the thirteen colonies
  • The Great Awakening

    When the American people breached out of the traditional religion and branched out to there own beliefs.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Congress apposed a tax on all whisky sold and made in the U.S.
  • Sugar Act

    England banding the trade of sugar and molasses from outside country's .
  • Stamp Act

    an act where every american colonist would have to pay tax on every piece of print paper.
  • Tea Act

    An act to allow tea shipments to go directly to the American colonies.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Allow past by the British Parliament to punish the Massachusetts colonist for the Boston Tea Party.
  • Decoration of Independence

    when America said we are done with England and so they declared their independences against them.
  • The Battle of Saratoga

    A battle between the British and Americans in the American Revolutionary War.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The French and American vs British army to be the last battle in the American Revolution.
  • Ratification of the Articles of Confederation

    This would be the first constitution between the 13 colonies with a lot of debate.
  • Shay’s Rebellion

    the Government ignoring the Massachusetts pleas but also increase the taxes to pay off the war.
  • The Northwest Ordinance

    Created by the confederation Congress to create the first organized territory of the united states.
  • The US Constitution

    they are the supreme and base law in all of the united states.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    A purchase from America to buy Louisiana(a lot more than that) from the French and this ended up doubling America and being there biggest land purchase.
  • Embargo Act

    Prohibited all ships to trade with any outside country's or ports past by congress and Jefferson himself.
  • The Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    A battle between the colonist vs the Natives for the Natives irritated by there expansion towards there land.
  • Mexican Independence

    A decade long war between Spain and new Spain(mexico)in which Mexico fought for there Independence.
  • Texas declares independence

    A revolution from Texas to be separated from Mexico.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

    Basically a pack of peace between America and Mexico.
  • The Compromise of 1850

    America winning land from Mexico.
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act

    It created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.
  • The Dred Scott Decision

    a slave who unsuccessful sued fro him and his family's freedom.
  • The secession of South Carolina

    South Carolina is the first to leave the union.
  • The Battle of Bull Run 1862

    was the first major battle in the Civil War win the Confederates winning.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln.
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    A battle in Gettysburg between the American people themself selfs.
  • Sherman’s March

    General Sherman marched through the states from Atlanta to Savannah
  • Lincoln’s Assassination

    President Lincoln was assinated in Ford's theater during a play.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Compromise where Missouri being a slave sate and Maine being a free state.
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    Kingdom of Ghana

    located in Africa it was well known fro being a wealthy kingdom.
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    Kingdom of Mali

    Located on the west side of Africa it was founded by Sundiata Keita due to his wealth.
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    kingdom of kongo

    Became a major source of slaves for Portuguese traders and other European powers.
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    Aug 3, 1442

    Voyages of Christopher Columbus

    He did 4 total trips in 1442, 1493, 1498, and in 1502 from Spain crossing on the Atlantic Ocean.
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    Kingdom of Songhai

    Was a state and is still known to one of Africas biggest states.
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    English settlement of Roanoke

    Governor Ralph Lane established this settlement in 1585 being one of the first English colony's in North America in which later the people disappeared or vanished and never found.
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    King Philip’s War

    it was a battle between the Natives and the New England colonists for the settlement on there land.
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    7 Years’ War

    A Global war between all 5 big powers at the time.
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    War of 1812

    A war between America and the United Kingdom over British violation on U.S.
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    Mexican-American War

    A war between the America and Mexico, This armed conflict was after the U.S annexation of Texas.
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    American Civil War

    When the North and the South of America didn't have the same views in slavery to which it caused them to have a war against each other.
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    The Civil War

    A war between the North and South of America due to economical differences.